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Operating Systems Programmer Salary
in Houston, Texas

$98,219 (USD)

Average Salary

$47/hr

Average Hourly

$4,086

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operating Systems Programmer is $98,219 a year and $47 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Operating Systems Programmer is between $68,945 and $121,903. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Operating Systems Programmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Writes programs to maintain and control computer systems software, such as operating systems, networked systems, and database systems.
  • Modifies instruction sets that determine how the network, workstations, and central processing unit of a system handles various jobs and how the unit communicates with peripheral equipment.
  • Analyzes performance indicators, such as system's response time, number of transactions per second, and number of programs being processed at once, to ensure that the system is operating efficiently.
Operating Systems Programmer Job Prevalence in Houston, Texas, United States

Job family: Computer Programmers

Job family population: 247,690

Estimated population of Operating Systems Programmer jobs: 28,133

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$113,863
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Operating Systems Programmer Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Senior Java Developer
Jun 30
Houston, United States
Operating Systems, Inc.
... Operating Systems Inc. (OSI) OSI provides technical services on both a project and on-going support basis for midsize to Fortune 500 companies located in the Houston area. Since 1989, we have placed ...
Control Systems Engineer
Jul 9
Houston, United States
Talent Fusion by Monster
Evoqua Water Technologies is currently seeking an experienced Control Systems Engineer. The ... Proficient with HMI operator interface device configuration (configuration, design, screen builds ...
Associate Systems Engineer
May 18
Jacksonville, United States
Tech Providers Inc.
Job Title Associate Systems Engineer Location Jacksonville, FL Job Type Contract to Hire Job ... Familiarity with Windows and UNIX operating systems is needed along with an understanding of ...
Subsea Systems Operations Engineer
Jul 12
Houston, TX, USA
BP
Support the delivery, maintenance and utilization of subsea site operating procedures (SOPs) and ... Systems, integration with SSOPs Engineering and Projects Teams and service providers (GSS/GSE) in ...
Field Service Engineer - DCS Systems
Jun 25
Sugar Land, TX, USA
Cameron Craig Group
Field Service Engineer with DCS experience needed in the Houston area for a Distributed Control ... Background in Installing personal computer operating systems and application software * Background ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operating Systems Programmer is $98,219 a year and $47 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Operating Systems Programmer is between $68,945 and $121,903. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Operating Systems Programmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Operating Systems Programmer Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Senior Java Developer
Jun 30
Houston, United States
Operating Systems, Inc.
... Operating Systems Inc. (OSI) OSI provides technical services on both a project and on-going support basis for midsize to Fortune 500 companies located in the Houston area. Since 1989, we have placed ...
Control Systems Engineer
Jul 9
Houston, United States
Talent Fusion by Monster
Evoqua Water Technologies is currently seeking an experienced Control Systems Engineer. The ... Proficient with HMI operator interface device configuration (configuration, design, screen builds ...
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